iLRN 2017 Committee

Conference Organization

  • General Chair – Michael Gardner, University of Essex, UK
  • Academic Chair – Christian Gütl, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Community Chair – Jonathon Richter, Salish Kootenai College, USA
  • Program Co­-Chair – Colin Allison, University of St Andrews, UK
  • Special Tracks & Workshops Co­-Chair – Johanna Pirker, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Special Tracks & Workshops Co­-Chair – Foaad Khosmood, California Polytechnic State University, USA
  • Publications Director – Dennis Beck, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Finance Director – Patrick O’Shea, Appalachian State University, USA
  • Publicity & Public Relations Director – Anasol Peña­-Rios, University of Essex, UK
  • Publicity & Public Relations Director – Samah Felemban, University of Essex, UK
  • Submission Systems Director – Johanna Pirker, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Conference Registration Director – Anasol Peña­-Rios, University of Essex, UK
  • Website Director – Anasol Peña­-Rios, University of Essex, UK

Local Organization

  • Local Co-Chair – Leonel Caseiro Morgado, Universidade Aberta & INESC TEC, Portugal
  • Local Co-Chair – Ana Amélia Carvalho,  Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
  • Local Co-Chair – João Caetano, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • Student Volunteer – Gonçalo Cruz, UTAD, Portugal
  • Student Volunteer – Daniela Pedrosa, UTAD, Portugal
  • Student Volunteer – Fernando Cassola, UTAD, Portugal
  • Student Volunteer – Ricardo Nunes, Brazil
  • Student Volunteer – Luis Miguel Sequeira, Portugal
  • Student Volunteer – Luis Fernandes, UTAD, Portugal

International Chairs

  • North America Co-Chair – Krista Terry, Appalachian State University, USA
  • North America Co-Chair – Minjuan Wang, San Diego State University, USA
  • Latin America Co-Chair – Victor Manuel Zamudio Rodríguez, Instituto Tecnológico de León, Mexico
  • Latin America Co-Chair – Marina Vicario Solórzano, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico
  • South America Co-Chair – Andreas Pester, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria
  • South America Co-Chair – Roger Tavares, UFRN, Brazil
  • South America Co-Chair – Eliane Schlemmer, UNISINOS, Brazil
  • South America Co-Chair – Luís Carlos Petry, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Asia Pacific Co-Chair – Yiyu Cai, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Asia Pacific Co-Chair – Henry Been-Lirn Duh, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Asia Pacific Co-Chair – Erik Champion, Curtin University, Australia
  • Europe Co-Chair – Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Europe Co-Chair – Fotis Liarokapis, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • Middle East Co-Chair – Mohammad Al-Smadi, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
  • Middle East Co-Chair – Samir Abou El-Seoud, The British University in Egypt (BUE), Egypt
  • Africa Chair – Mathy Vanbuel, Audiovisual Technologies, Informatics & Telecommunications, Belgium

Program Committee

  • Abelardo Pardo, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, The Open University, UK
  • Alberto Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Alexander Nussbaumer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Alexandra Câmara, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • Alla Vovk, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Allan Fowler, Kennesaw State University, USA
  • Alok Mishra, Atilim University, Turkey
  • Ana A. Carvalho, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Ana Isabel Veloso, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Anasol Peña­-Rios, University of Essex, UK
  • Andreas Schmeil, immpres, Switzerland
  • Brenda Bannan, George Mason University, USA
  • Britte Cheng, SRI International
  • Bruno Joho, Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts, Switzerland
  • Carl Smith, Ravensbourne University, UK
  • Carlo Vizzi, ALTEC, Italy
  • Carlos Delgado Kloos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
  • Christian Gütl, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Christoph Igel, Centre for e-Learning Technology, Germany
  • Claudio Brito, COPEC, Brazil
  • Colin Allison, University of St Andrews, UK
  • Daniel Livingstone, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland
  • Daphne Economou, University of Westminster, UK
  • David Lowe, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Davinia Hernandez-Leo, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  • Demetrios Sampson, Curtin University, Australia
  • Dennis Beck, UARK, USA
  • Diana Urbano, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Dominic Kao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Dor Abrahamson, UC Berkeley, USA
  • Edmundo Tovar, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Elisabetta Parodi, Lattanzio Learning S.p.A.
  • Erik Champion, Curtin University, Australia
  • Ferial Khaddage, Deakin College/University, Australia
  • Fridolin Wild, The Open University, UK
  • Foaad Khosmood, California Polytechnic State University, USA
  • George Ioannidis, University of Patras, Greece
  • Giuliana Dettori, Istituto di Tecnologie Didattiche del CNR, Italy
  • Guenter Wallner, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria
  • Gustavo Alves, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
  • Hanan Gazit, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Helen Wauck, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Helena Murteira, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
  • Ignazio Passero, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
  • Ilona Buchem, Beuth University, Germany
  • Ioana Stanescu, UNAP
  • István Koren, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • Jaakko Karjalainen, VTT, Finalnd
  • Jana Pejoska, Aalto University, Finland
  • Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, University of Bremen, Germany
  • João Relvão, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • João Carlos Caetano, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • Jesús de La Fuente, University of Almería, Spain
  • Jochen Kuhn, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Johanna Pirker, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Jonathon Richter, Salish Kootenai College, USA
  • Jose Zagal, DePaul University, USA
  • Jose Juan Dominguez Veiga, Maynooth University, Ireland
  • Justin Ehrlich, Western Illinois University, USA
  • Kai Erenli, UAS bfi Vienna, Austria
  • Kaj Helin, VTT, Finland
  • Leonor Botelho, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  • Leonel Caseiro Morgado, Universidade Aberta & INESC TEC, Portugal
  • Lisa Gjedde, Aalborg Universitet, Denmark
  • Louis Nisiotis, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • Luiz Fernando Capretz, Western University, Canada
  • Manuel Gericota, ISEP, Portugal
  • Manuel Castro, UNED, Spain
  • Marcus Specht, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
  • Margit Höfler, University of Graz, Austria
  • María Blanca Ibáñez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
  • Mario Aehnelt, Fraunhofer IGD Rostock, Germany
  • Markos Mentzelopoulos, University of Westminster, UK
  • Max North, Southern Polytechnic State University, USA
  • Melany Ciampi, Science and Education Research Council, Brazil
  • Michael Gardner, University of Essex, UK
  • Michael Thomas, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • Mikhail Fominykh, Europlan UK Ltd, UK
  • Milos Kravcik, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Minjuan Wang, San Diego State University, USA
  • Monique Janneck, Fachhochschule Lübeck, Germany
  • Nelson Zagalo, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Puneet Sharma, University of Tromsø, Norway
  • Rainer Malaka, University of Bremen, Germany
  • Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Rob Nadolski, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
  • Roland Klemke, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
  • Ryan Locke, Abertay University, UK
  • Samuel Mascarenhas, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
  • Stephanie Linek, ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Germany
  • Styliani Kleanthous, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Stylianos Mystakidis, University of Patras, Greece
  • Timo Koskela, University of Oulu / CIE, Finland
  • Victor Alvarez, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Victor Callaghan, University of Essex, UK
  • Volker Settgast, Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH, Austria
  • Wafa Bourkhis, Universities of Artois (France) and Tunis (Tunisia)
  • Will Guest, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Yifei Wang, University of British Columbia, Canada